Here is the final "hat cam" video of the season by TeamNordicSkiRacer.com's Doug Cornell. Doug had a lot of fun creating the racing videos this year and he is very thankful for all of the kind words he received from his fellow racers at the events.
While Saturday's Black Mountain Classic was deemed "The Beauty", Sunday's skate race was "The Beast", according to Michael Bourassa. Michael Seaman described the course as "11k-ish uber hilly, with steep ups, and very fast wide open descents.
Ken Dawson said it best: "The Black Mountain 30k Classic course had the best conditions in 9 years. With ample snow and cool temperatures, the race was the perfect setting for Tracy Hardin and Eli Brown to put another win under their belts.
Watch Diggins lose her pole during a climb (if you can - she shows no indication that she dropped her pole) and see her get another one 150 meters up the track in Women's Team Sprint at the 2013 FIS Nordic World Championships.
The College of St. Scholasticaâ€™s Chad Salmela has been named the CCSA menâ€™s coach of the year, and Northern Michiganâ€™s Sten Fjeldheim earned the CCSA womenâ€™s coach of the year award, the conference office announced Thursday.